A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 00:19:50 / September 21, 2015 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:19:50 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.43 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003l8g. Event ids that are associated: us10003l8g. Exact location of event, depth 18.43 km, -72.0264° West, -29.8657° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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